Brighton man charged with having skunk

A Brighton man has been charged with having skunk and cocaine after detectives from Sussex Police raided a flat on the seafront. Petros Kondopoulos, 32, of King’s Road, Brighton, was charged with drug dealing and money laundering. He was due to be brought before Brighton...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 5:24 pm

‘What have we been listening to this week…’

The Brighton & Hove News Music Team listen to a wide range of music. We would like to share our musical journey with you and so this week we have been enjoying….. Team Member – Alan Poole The Release – ‘Licht’ by Faun (Selected Video) Back to the Pagan roots with...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 4:30 pm

HMO landlord locked tenants’ bathroom and cut off gas and electricity in revenge for rent arrears

A landlord who put locks on his tenants’ bathroom and cut off their gas and electricity in revenge for rent arrears has ended up with a court bill of almost £2,0000. Amrik Manku, 66, was first reported to Brighton and Hove City Council by one of his five tenants in November...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 4:19 pm

Boxer sleeps rough for three nights to raise funds for Brighton Housing Trust

Local boxing champion Nick Jenman recently braved a new kind of challenge, when he took to Brighton’s streets for three days and nights to raise funds for Brighton Housing Trust (BHT). He has raised an impressive £2,260 in sponsorship. Nick took no phone, money or sleeping bag...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 2:34 pm

‘Tut Tut Tut’ did you miss The Specials?

THE SPECIALS + THE TUTS + DJ SAFFIYAH KHAN – BRIGHTON DOME CONCERT HALL 17.04.19 The legendary 2 Tone band, The Specials, are back on the case and they thankfully included Brighton Dome in amongst their 31-date 40th anniversary tour, unlike their hometown of Coventry which...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 1:03 pm

Martial arts instructor ‘grabbed ex by the throat’

A former martial arts instructor grabbed his partner by the throat after she left him, a court heard yesterday. Daniel Alliston, 44, went on to send scores of messages to Nichola Howe, and when she blocked him, to Miss Howe’s sister Sarah Hughes, threatening her family....
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 10:27 am

Wanted barber faces Brighton court charged with raping a child

A wanted barber faces court in Brighton charged with raping a 14-year-old girl. Tre John Bunby is due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Thursday 18 April). Bunby, formerly of Huddersfield Avenue, Peacehaven, was arrested after Sussex Police offered a £500 reward for...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 9:47 am

Two boys arrested over Brighton bike theft

Two boys have been arrested over the theft of a bike which was taken in the centre of Brighton. Sussex Police said that officers were trying to find the owner. the force said: “Police have recovered this bike which was stolen from a rack in New Road, Brighton, in the early...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 7:56 am

Vote for hope and ambition

Since May 2015 Labour have been the administration of Brighton and Hove City Council. This means in effect that we have been able to give direction to officers over the way in which our city responds to many of the pressures and challenges that we face. However, Labour has also...
Posted On 18 Apr 2019 at 12:05 am

Two held in Brighton after police seize skunk, cocaine and cash in raid

Two people were arrested in Brighton after drugs, including skunk, and a stash of cash were found during a raid this morning (Wednesday 17 April). Sussex Police said: “Police seized drugs worth about £50,000, more than £80,000 cash and made two arrests during a raid at a flat in...
Posted On 17 Apr 2019 at 9:10 pm